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Display custom taxonomies in posts by default

  1. greatdanemaniac
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    The only thing I reckon that WordPress is missing by becoming a full on CMS, is to do what drupal did years ago - displaying custom taxonomies in posts by default.

    There are some plugins out there who does this kind of thing, but not the way I'd like it. Terms and taxonomies should be displayed everywhere by default, not by adding code to your template files! I really hope that this will be in WP's future. Don't you?

    Posted: 3 years ago #
  2. Justin Tadlock
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    How is WordPress supposed to know where/how to show them? They're custom and can be used in an infinite number of ways.

    Posted: 3 years ago #
  3. greatdanemaniac
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    I know that. I just would like them to be displayed in posts without any hastle or how else I should explain it. There are themes that does this and plugins, so why not put it into the core? the plugins have huge flaws since none of them are capable of displaying custom taxonomies inside of posts, except for single post view, and I don't like that. The taxonomies should be able to be displayed on the front page as well.

    I also do not want to be chained to a certain theme that takes care of this for me. I like to change themes now and then and create my own themes, so that's why I'd like to have custom taxonomies attached to posts to be displayed both in single view and on the front/home page and in every other place that taxonomies can be displayed.

    If drupal wasn't so hard to handle I'd switch to drupal, but I love WP, so therefor I'm sticking to it.

    Sorry if much I said is irrelevant or hard to understand...

    Posted: 3 years ago #
  4. cjoseph
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    greatdanemaniac : drupal does handle taxonomies, but in a very hard way. you have to spend hours, to obtain some results and will not always be the thing that you did looking for.For example : you can display taxonomies based on vocabulary terms, but it is not so easy to search the terms.

    Greenshady : in drupal it is used a taxonomy module to handle large amount of data (witch can be imported via xml importer) mainly for tagging, but it can be displayed in page to. the advantage of this for example is that you can dipslay data without creating pages. for example even today you cant find a good way to display in wordpress a searchable product catalog.

    Posted: 3 years ago #
  5. greatdanemaniac
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    cjoseph: I tried drupal and tested their taxonomy system and I agree with you, it's not a perfect system. I just think it would be awesome if either this would be put into the core somehow or made into a great plugin.

    Posted: 3 years ago #
  6. cjoseph
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    wp was made to things easily,drupal was made to provide you a way to do it,but you will have to figure out how:). I read on the drupal forum that wp it is far more advanced, if they say so , I will not argue:)

    p.s.:the taxonomy concept it is a built in feature for wp. google it and you will find out details

    Posted: 3 years ago #

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